the danger of “I am not like ___” thinking

Mirroring the growing divide in political discourse around the world is a growing divide within the church between ‘conservative’ and ‘progressive’ believers. Both would claim to be trying to correctly express and live Christian faith, but it seems to me that ‘progressive’ believers see ‘correctly’ in terms of appropriate correction, adaptation and renovation, whilst ‘conservative’… Continue reading the danger of “I am not like ___” thinking

ordinary

This Christmas I sit in our living room before heading to bed, typing out a festive blog post.  The room feels and looks very ordinary: couches, pillows, television, computer, DVD’s, books and more.  Life, most of the time, is ordinary. Life is exciting and varied enough as it is.  We don’t need too many sensational… Continue reading ordinary

god-word beginning

Two brief (and certainly unoriginal) observations on John 1:1. The Greek Text εν αρχη ην ο λογος και ο λογος ην προς τον θεον και θεος ην ο λογος A rough English equivalent In the Beginning was the Word and the Word was toward the God and God was the Word First, one must note the Parallelism of the… Continue reading god-word beginning